PCRE in 3.0?

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Mon Jul 25 15:16:51 CEST 2011

On 07/25/2011 08:11 AM, Phil Mayers wrote:
> Do we think there's value in using a better regexp library in 3.0?
> The Exim guys wrote PCRE and bundled it with the Exim source until
> relatively recently, so if we don't want an external dependency that
> might be an option (having said that, they removed it about a year ago
> and it's a dependency now)

I would vastly prefer if the regexp's in FreeRADIUS were Perl instead of 
Posix. FWIW Perl regexps have become a defacto standard because they are 
so much better and the PCRE library is widely available.

John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com>

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